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Alphabet Stories May 22

Tech companies are well-positioned to work from home, with Mark Zuckerberg this week announcing a permanent remote shift for Facebook. Those plans were praised by some and debated by others. In another interview this week, Alphabet/Google CEO Sundar Pichai shared his outlook for work at Google.

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Alphabet Stories May 9

Eric Schmidt was Google’s second CEO from 2001 to 2011 and famously known for acting as “adult supervision” during the company’s early years. The top job was eventually handed back to co-founder Larry Page, with Schmidt serving as executive chairmen of Google and later Alphabet. His last role was as technical advisor, and it emerged today that he departed earlier this year.

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Alphabet Stories April 28

Alphabet today announced Q1 2020 earnings with $41.16 billion in revenue. These numbers range from January to March, and includes the impact of COVID-19.

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Alphabet Stories March 2

Last March, reports emerged that Waymo was seeking outside investors to reduce cost and boost valuation. A year later, the Alphabet company announced that it has raised $2.25 billion in external investments.

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Alphabet Stories March 1

Notable X projects include self-driving cars, delivery drones, and internet balloons. Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory is now taking another stab at helping the environment with Tidal —  a “moonshot to protect the ocean and feed humanity sustainably.”

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Alphabet Stories February 18

Since Sundar Pichai’s appointment to Alphabet CEO last December, there have been a number of high-level changes. The latest sees the parent company today pull support for offshore wind kites developed by former X project Makani.

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